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  • Can This be a Dollar Store, Literally?

    By Dhara Thakkar - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: DG, DLTR, FDO

    A typical discount store is one that sells products at prices lower than those asked by traditional retail outlets, with most of them offering a wide assortment of goods while others specialize in such merchandise as jewellery, electronic equipment, or electrical appliances. Post-recession, discount retailers gained great strength as many customers traded down from regular retail channels. Dollar stores gained a particular popularity owing to their product prices, which are more »

  • Can Shield Win the Game for NVIDIA?

    By Dhara Thakkar - July 15, 2013 | Tickers: NTDOY.PK, NVDA, SNE

    Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) has pioneered the art and science of visual computing. The company's technologies are transforming a world of displays into a world of interactive discovery - for everyone from gamers to scientists, and consumers to enterprise customers. But has the delay in its latest gaming device release worked for or against the company's new venture plan? Let's take a look.

    The plan

    NVIDIA, a graphics-chip specialist more »

  • Can This be a Dollar Store, Literally?

    By Dhara Thakkar - June 26, 2013 | Tickers: DG, DLTR, FDO

    Post-recession, Dollar stores have gained much popularity owing to their product prices which are much below the supermarket average price and their strategic store locations which make them easily approachable.

    Among dollar stores, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is one of the major players with expansion plans of 365 new stores and relocation of 550 stores in the U.S. by the end of 2013, which includes 20 DG mini-supermarkets, 40 more »

  • An Investment to Change the Future

    By Dhara Thakkar - February 6, 2013 | Tickers: JNJ, KMB, PG

    Since 1837, Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) has touched and improved the lives of millions across the globe and has a strong market share worldwide. PG has a portfolio of trusted quality brands with its top 25 brands generating annual revenue of $1 billion each. The company has not only satisfied its consumers over the years, but also its investors.

    Rise of the fall

    In recent years, the world's more »